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Cuban First VP Urges to Restore Services

Cuban First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura visited the municipalities of Cueto and Mayari in Holguin province, where he called for giving priority to restoring services to the population in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Cuba: Raul Castro Visits Damaged Areas by Sandy

Cuban president Raul Castro visited the devastated areas in the eastern region of the island as well as the central provinces to assess the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Raul arrived in Santiago leading a group of top officials, including First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, VP Adel Yzquierdo, and several ministers, reported the National […]

Cuban Civil Defense Reports Loss of 11 Lives due to Sandy

In spite of the efforts to protect human lives, Cuba has to regret the loss of 11 people as consecuence of the damages caused by Hurrican Sandy during its passage for the eastern region of the island

Sandy: Sancti Spiritus Readies to support Cuban Eastern Provinces

Electricity and communications workers and search and rescue brigades are preparing for recovery tasks in the affected areas in eastern Cuba.

Hurricane Sandy Left Cuba through Holguin Province

At six o’clock on Thursday morning Hurricane Sandy went out to the sea, with category 2 and left the Cuban territory near Cabo Lucrecia, in the eastern province of Holguin.

Raul Castro Sends Acknowledgements to Civil Defense System

Cuban President Raul Castro acknowledged on Tuesday the work done through the years by the Cuban Civil Defense System on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Sancti Spiritus Roads: Most Serious Sequel of Heavy Rains

The heavy rains hitting Sancti Spiritus province, in central Cuba, caused great damage to the roads in the territory, which constitute the most important sequel of the climatic adversity, as the Provincial Defense Council recently noted.

Sancti Spiritus: Evacuees Return Home after Heavy Rains

The protected persons in evacuation centers and family homes due to the heavy rains hitting Sancti Spiritus began returning to their domiciles on Monday afternoon by order of the President of the Provincial Defense Council, Jose Ramon Ruiz Monteagudo.

UN Representative Praised Cuba’s Meteoro 2012

United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cuba, Barbara Pesce-Monteiro, said in Havana that the outcome of the Meteoro 2012 exercises against natural disasters is very valuable.

Popular Exercise Meteoro 2012 Underway in Cuba

According to the press, the drill scheduled for Satuday includes the actions by directive boards to prevent and face the impact of hurricanes, droughts, forest fires, epidemies and other phenomena.

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